Introduction to Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

BCH 4024 Introduction to Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (Online)

Offered each semester and runs along the same timeframe as the regular UF semesters.

This section of BCH4024 is not only intended to fulfill the required coursework for pertinent UF Distance Learning degrees, but to also provide the Biochemistry course requirements for admission to UF and other universities graduate and professional schools.

Couse Description

BCH 4024 surveys the structure, function, and metabolism of amino acids, proteins, carbohydrates, lipids, and nucleic acids. It introduces concepts in cell structure, replication and growth, and metabolic regulation. Lecture notes are available as downloadable PDF files and video recordings of each lecture can be streamed directly from the UF E-Learning website. Please refer to the above PDF file for specific information on online testing, as well as available tutoring and exam review.


CHM 2210 Organic Chemistry 1 and CHM 2211 Organic Chemistry 2 (or their equivalents at other universities).


Eligible students are those enrolled in a Distance Learning Degree Program at the University of Florida and those students with Nondegree Enrollment Status. See information below if you would like to apply.

Note: By UF Provost Policy and Florida Board of Governors Regulation (BOG 8.002), students who are currently enrolled in courses on the Gainesville campus are ineligible to take the online section of BCH4024. Please refer to information concerning the on campus sections of BCH4024 outlined above.

Application Deadline

Since this application can take up to one month to process, applications must be submitted by the deadline listed below for your enrollment in that specific semester.  You must choose the College of Medicine-Online Biochemistry Course from the College dropdown list in order for your application to be coded properly for this course.

– Fall 2018:  Course currently in session; deadline has passed.
– Spring 2019:  December 1, 2018
– Summer C 2019: April 19, 2019
– Fall 2019:  August 1, 2019

Please note, nondegree enrollment applications submitted after the deadline will need to apply for the next semester’s enrollment.


  1. Meet eligibility requirements and have taken prerequisites
  2. Apply for Nondegree Enrollment Status
  3. Set-up Gatorlink Account
  4. Enroll in Course

Steps to Enrollment

Steps to Enrollment - Flowchart

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